By Clark Mindock (March 11, 2022, 4:49 PM EST) – A Georgia appeals court on Friday reinvigorated a golf club libel lawsuit against a disgruntled former member who tweeted for years alleging mismanagement and disparaging things like “dead grass” on the greens of course.

The court reversed a trial court’s summary judgment after finding that some of the claims filed by the owners and operators of the Golf Club of Georgia against former member Peter J. Ward were not only timely, but included factual claims that could theoretically be proven false.

The court said that while many of Ward’s tweets were just opinions, some of the posts went further and asserted “specific…

Stay one step ahead

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You need to know what’s going on with customers, competitors, practice areas and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to stay an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data in articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of lawsuits, etc.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, motions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and more!